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dis en ter

  • n  a person who dissents from some established policy

  • The only dissenter was the irascible libertarian Ron Paul.
  • When the California Supreme Court handed down a ruling in 2003 that codified the withdrawal of consent during sex, Justice Janice Rogers Brown, the lone dissenter, raised that very .
  • Only Justice John Harlan found fault with that state of affairs, writing as the lone dissenter in Plessy v.
News & Articles

  • AJC Praises Prime Minister Netanyahu's Reprimand of MK Danon
    NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC, calling Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon's comments on a Palestinian state "totally unhelpful to the peace process," commended Prime Minister Netanyahu for his strong response to the coalition dissenter.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO)"The end game for peace, as difficult and complex as it may be to ...
    June 12, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  • John Marshall Harlan in AScribe (press release)
    Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens. In respect of civil rights, all citizens are equal before the law,wrote Harlan, who was nicknamed "The Great Dissenter" because of his stance on...
  • Joseph Wilson in Los Angeles Times
    Now it turns out that instead of "Bush blows CIA agent's cover to silence a brave dissenter" - as Wilson practices saying into the mirror every morning - the story is, "One Bush enemy inadvertently taken out by another's friendly fire."
  • Keith Locke in 3 News NZ
    We're not living in a country like the old East Germany where dissenters didn't know whether the person beside them was a fellow dissenter, or some police agent put in by the Stasi,says Mr Locke.

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